Meet the Author

Join Stan Wilson as he speaks about Pecos Bill, aka General William “Rufus” Shafter.

When: Saturday, February 23rd - 11:30am-12:30pm

Where: Shafter Learning Center - 236 James St. Shafter, CA 93263


Stan Wilson is a native Shafterite, attended Shafter Schools, graduated from Fresno State College and has operated Handel & Wilson Farms for almost 50 years. His interest in local history saw his involvement in the formations of the Shafter Historical Society in 1979. When the Shafter Depot Museum opened in 1982, Stan became Curator and has served as curator-director ever since. He enjoys doing research for the creation of museum exhibits, newsletter articles, and local history presentations. For his efforts to preserve Shafter history he has been twice awarded the Chamber of Commerce’s Community Service Award.